Tag Archives: Bo Barrett
A few months ago a video production team visited the Chateau to interview Master Winemaker Bo Barrett and Vineyard Manager Dave Vella for a 7.5 minute piece that will air on PBS periodically. UltraMont member Tom Koch also makes a cameo, and talks about what keeps him refilling his glass with Chateau Montelena wines. Enjoy!
Our vineyard crew is busy pruning the vines, so I visited with Bo in the Estate Vineyard to witness some of the trimming process, an annual task that takes weeks to complete. Important cutting decisions are made along the way. In one case, it involved literally sawing off a large branch on an older (1973) [...]
We’re pleased to announce that Slocum & Sons is now distributing our wines in Connecticut! For more information, visit our distributors page.
Bo was recently featured on Talk Radio Europe discussing the movie Bottle Shock, the history of the winery, the modern-day Chateau Montelena Winery and the California wine industry. Take a listen for yourself.
Part II of the Harvest 2010 series: Bo discusses how the weather during Harvest 2010 was perfect for crafting Montelena’s style of wines.